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First Option Bank forms Strategic Partnership with FI Works

LITTLE ROCK, AR – (June 15, 2021) – FI Works is happy to announce a new partnership with First Option Bank of Osawatomie, Kansas. First Option has selected the FI Works platform…

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FI Works Announces Partnership with First Community Bank & Trust

LITTLE ROCK, AR – (April 27, 2021) – FI Works is excited to announce a new partnership with First Community Bank and Trust of Beecher, Illinois…

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Why AI is no longer optional for community banks

This year’s widespread quarantining in response to COVID-19 has accelerated the online migration of both businesses and consumers. Professional teams…

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The fintechs building community bank innovation

The early stage fintechs from this year’s ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator have a message for community bankers: Together, there’s no innovation or tech…

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How to grow your bank with a CRM platform

Community banking is all about connections. Whether it’s maintaining and deepening relationships with current customers or finding new customers…

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Solutions for Community Banks, Solutions for Stronger Relationships

I’m from a small community in Tennessee. My dad was on a board of directors at a local bank, so as a kid I spent a lot of time at the branch. I grew…

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Second Annual ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator Wraps up with Virtual Demo Day

Fintech early-stage startups have gathered in Little Rock in recent months for the second ICBA ThinkTECH…

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FI Works Hopes to Leverage Its Participation in Accelerator

Software provider FI Works of Little Rock is gaining access to prospective customers and feedback from its participation in the second annual ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator now underway…

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Venture center kicks off second Independent Community Bankers of America fintech program

Community bankers, startup supporters and investors, and governmental leaders at all levels attended the kickoff of a new round of financial technology…

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Venture Center names 10 Firms in New FinTech Accelerator

The Independent Community Bankers of America and the Venture Center announce the 10 companies selected for the second annual ICBA ThinkTECH…

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How Banks and Credit Unions Can Grow Deposits with AI

Deposit acquisition is expensive and frustrating. More than a quarter of new deposit relationships are gone within a year. Advances in artificial intelligence…

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Green Bank Goes Live with FI Works for Sales and Marketing

FI Works announced today that Green Bank N.A., headquartered in Houston, Texas with over $4.1 billion in assets has deployed FI Works’ innovative…

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